A special victory

The Hinsdale Central Special Olympics basketball team was victorious over D99 Hoops Dec. 8 at Hinsdale Central. The game was tied down to a last-minute shot that put the Devils ahead 36-34. The Friday night contest was filled with fans who turned out for the Pack the Place event. Peer buddy Grace Scott works with Jack Caliento on his shooting. Seniors Kathy Zhang and Ricky Luo were honored during senior night. Joe Blase Sanchez sinks a shot early in the game. Maya Salamah and peer buddies Maddie Henry and Avery Stefani discuss the game during halftime. (Jim Slonoff photos)